| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up.
At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients.
But they don't want to...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:29 AM
In Time magazine's March 9, 1962 cover story on Key West resident Tennessee Williams, three of the playwright's dramas are singled out for addressing homosexual desires. Yet the article labels Williams' lover of 15 years, Frank Merlo, as "his longtime...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:01 AM
It's the official instrument of Guatemala, and Janis Potter plays the heck out of it.
The instrument is the marimba, and Potter, from Tampa, will showcase it during a free concert 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hagen Park Community Center in Wilton Manors...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Theater, like everything else, is all about location, location, location.
That is the case of Delray Square Performing Arts, a new non-Equity stage theater that opened on the site of a defunct cinema fourplex on West Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is writing a new chapter.
Already the largest circulating library of gay literature and periodicals nationally, the Fort Lauderdale center is now aiming for more: with a new "Dear Abby" exhibit; the launch of a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Dining Out for Life: What started as a small fundraiser in Philadelphia in 1991 has grown to a nationwide, one-day blowout to raise much needed money for people with HIV and AIDS. In Broward County, 14 restaurants have signed on to participate with all...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Wine connoisseurs should bring their own corkscrews when they check out the sweet deals at Naked Grape Wine and Tapas, where wine bottles are half-off on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
During happy hour, house wines and bubbly cost $5. Small plates such as...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Comedians Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch are the perfect couple.
Sure, she’s a lesbian, and he’s gay, but the two have formed an act called “Big & Tall with Bruce Vilanch and Judy Gold,” which will open this weekend’s LGBT...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Fort Lauderdale has been silent so far on the Florida Panthers hockey team's request for about $80 million in hotel bed taxes to help keep the team afloat.
But Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler brought up the Panthers' request at the Feb. 18 conference...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Miramar Police Department is the latest South Florida law enforcement agency to announce it's trying out the liquid known as SmartWater CSI, used to permanently mark valuables and, for a short time, the burglars who touch them.
The agency says it...